• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

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September 9-13: Michel Rojkind, rojkind arquitectos | Lessons from Detroit | Mark Huppert, Preservation Green Lab | Baltimore Ave Dollar Stroll

This week PennDesign's speaker series returns for the new school year, we'll see what Philly might learn from Detroit's bankruptcy, and…

Mixplace students lead 40th Street walking party to move the conversation forward

Last week nine teens participating in Mixplace Studio led a walking party on 40th Street from Walnut to Wallace streets. The…

PHS adds holiday cheer, calls attention to public landscape

During the holiday hustle on busy streets like the Avenue of the Arts, it can be easy to overlook everyday details…

December 10-14: Environments of Memory | Fishtown archaeology | PAFA After Dark: Made in America | South Philly Fun Ride

Michael Walsh: Environments of Memory Tuesday, December 11, 4-5:30pm. PennDesign, Architectural Archives, Fine Arts Library, 34th between Walnut and Spruce. Join…

Making Space Symposium: 9/27-9/28

This week PennDesign is hosting a two-day symposium on the concept of "making space" - in both the physical and experiential…

Urbanist Enrique PeƱalosa comes to PennDesign 2/27 to talk equity and mobility in city planning

As Mayor of Bogotá, Enrique Peñalosa radically changed the city's urban environment. His planning agenda centered on making equitable changes to…

February 20-24: Kahn in Rome, Thaddeus Squire at Visibly Invisible, Scott Gabriel Knowles on risk and disaster, Paula Scher on design, Grid Alive, reimagining urban highways

Kahn in Rome Monday, February 20, 6-8pm. University of Pennsylvania, Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives, 220 S. 34th Street. To celebrate Louis…

Patching 19th Street Baptist Church to buy time for its future

With sweat equity, generous donations, and building supplies purchased through a modest emergency grant, comes hope for the 19th Street Baptist…

The Battle for Atlantic Yards comes to Penn, bookended with megaproject forums

Development can make for sensational drama, which is just what the the docu-musical, In the Footprint: The Battle over Atlantic Yards…

Holiday lighting, CitiesAlive, high-speed rail forum, Chinatown Community Center presentation, Northeast Resurgent symposium

Franklin Square’s Grand Lighting and Rittenhouse Square Tree Lighting Tuesday, November 295-7pm, Franklin Square. Wednesday, November 30, 5pm, Rittenhouse…

November 21-25: Biography of Building, Thanksgiving Parade, RiverRink, Holiday Railroad

Witold Rybczynski’s The Biography of Building Monday, November 21, 6:30-8pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, Upper Gallery, 210 South 34th Street. Celebrate the…

November 4-6: Monumental!, LOVE Your Park, Passyunk Square house tour, world games

Monumental!: Designing and Restoring Philadelphia City Hall Saturday, November 5, 8am-4:30pm, Penn Design, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street. PennDesign’s Program…

City Hall is Monumental!

Philadelphia’s City Hall is hard to ignore, since the massive building sits smack in the middle Broad and Market streets. The…

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